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Bracket Brad's Big Board

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Seed Rank Team Conf Record RPI SOS T-50 Comment AQ
11 Kansas BIG12 33-5 1 1 17-4 Clear cut kings of Big 12 and NCAA field after WVU W.
2 N. Carolina ACC 33-7 5 20 8-6 Regular, conference tournament titles overcome flaws.
3 Michigan St. BIG10 29-6 12 48 8-4 Ready for the Dance. Off-def differentlial +0.42 vs. OSU.
4 Oregon PAC12 31-7 2 3 14-4 Took Utes behind woodshed. Would be criminal if no 1.
25 Virginia ACC 29-8 3 2 10-3 Seducing me yet again. Thing of beauty on both ends.
6 Villanova BIGE 35-5 4 14 12-5 Downfall at hands of Hall moves it down. Another bust?
7 West Virginia BIG12 26-9 11 13 9-7 Fell short against KU. Must trim down turnovers.
8 Oklahoma BIG12 29-8 6 12 13-7 Hield's with greatest game winner that never happened.
39 Utah PAC12 27-9 8 7 11-8 Poeltl uncontainable against Cal -- 29 pts, 11 rebs.
10 Xavier BIGE 28-6 7 30 7-4 Struggled vs. length, athleticism, D of Seton Hall.
11 Miami (FL) ACC 27-8 9 16 8-4 Avenged on, lost other against Virginia schools. Legit 3.
12 Kentucky SEC 27-9 10 25 3-3 Skirted by the Aggies thanks to Ulis/Murray. Peaking.
413 Indiana BIG10 27-8 24 87 7-4 Stumbled against desperate Mich. Only 4-17 from three.
14 Purdue BIG10 26-9 15 37 4-6 Hammerin' Hammons bloodied the Wolverines inside.
15 Texas A&M SEC 28-9 18 50 5-2 Suffocate opponents with rebounding, D. S16 likely.
16 Maryland BIG10 27-9 14 32 6-7 Was hard to kill against Sparty. Melo terrible 2-15 FGs.
517 Duke ACC 25-11 20 8 8-8 Blew massive lead to Notre Dame. D will lead to demise.
18 Arizona PAC12 25-9 26 70 5-8 Don't have scoring firepower to hang w/elites. OU proof.
19 Iowa St. BIG12 23-12 23 9 8-11 Gave OK run for its money. Niang with 31 in B12 finale.
20 California PAC12 23-11 16 14 8-8 Freebies bane of Bears existence. Shoot well under 70%.
621 Seton Hall BIGE 25-9 19 42 6-4 Xav one day, 'Nova the next. So dangerous. Watch out.
22 Baylor BIG12 22-12 25 5 5-12 Shooting locked away in freezer vs. KU. Only 0.90 ppp.
23 Iowa BIG10 22-11 29 34 5-8 Bottomed out against terrible Illinois team. Upset prone.
24 Dayton ATL10 25-8 22 49 3-4 Toppled by St. Joe's. Shot just 28 percent from three.
725 Notre Dame ACC 24-12 31 27 6-6 Un-Irish like 0.76 points/poss vs. UNC. Blame the legs.
26 St. Joseph's ATL10 28-8 21 57 5-5 Bembry, Miles highly efficient 24-of-32 from the field.
27 Texas BIG12 20-13 27 4 7-9 If 'Horns have any shot at Sweet 16, need healthy Ridley.
28 Wisconsin BIG10 22-13 43 17 6-7 Cold shooting led to early exit. Back-to-back Ls.
829 Connecticut AAC 25-11 32 50 4-6 All the stops. 80-footer fortuitous in 4OT win. WOW!
30 USC PAC12 21-13 50 31 5-9 Defense crumbled against highly efficient Utes. Still like.
31 Texas Tech BIG12 19-13 35 10 6-9 Elite SOS and quality Ws impressive, but TCU L bad.
32 Colorado PAC12 22-12 35 38 4-10 Valiant effort vs. Arizona. Three-ball its best friend.
933 Providence BIGE 24-11 40 50 3-8 Offense wide awake against Butler -- 1.27 pts/poss.
34 VCU ATL10 25-11 37 58 3-6 Bested by Hawks. Have to force turnovers to compete.
35 Oregon St. PAC12 19-13 33 11 5-10 Fought tooth, nail against Cal sans Tinkle. Will dance.
36 Butler BIGE 22-11 56 74 5-9 Offense disappeared in second frame vs. Providence.
1037 Cincinnati AAC 22-11 48 69 4-5 Wrong side in 'Game of Century' candidate vs. UConn.
38 Pittsburgh ACC 21-12 52 29 2-8 Gutted out tough W vs. Syracuse. No IN, comfortably.
39 St. Bonaventure ATL10 22-9 30 81 3-2 In command until late vs. Davidson. Choke. Choke.
40 Temple AAC 21-12 60 73 5-7 Outright takers of AAC title has Owls hooting. IN.
1141 Gonzaga WCC 28-8 45 109 4-5 Exacted revenge vs. Gaels. Team you don't want to face.
42 Northern Iowa MVC 23-13 70 91 5-2 Giant killers dancing. Washpun friendly bounce FTW!
43 South Carolina SEC 25-9 64 126 1-1 1-point loss to GA, weak non-conf SOS have it down.
44 Syracuse ACC 23-14 71 43 8-7 Furious comeback attempt vs. Pitt failed. Nail-bite time.
45 Wichita St. MVC 26-9 47 107 2-4 High per CPU metrics, but No. Iowa L means SWEAT!
46 Michigan BIG10 23-13 57 45 4-12 Chatman's ginormous three sunk IU. Post PU, still IN.
1247 AR Little Rock SBELT 30-5 42 232 2-2 Trojans lull foes to sleep with slow play, staunch D.
48 N.C. Wilmington COLN 25-8 45 130 0-1 Back in the Dance after 10-year hiatus. Good G play.
49 S. Dakota St. SUMM 26-8 28 133 0-2 Likely No. 2 in Summit tourney, but best paper team.
50 Yale IVY 23-7 43 162 2-5 In tourney for first time since '62, year Wal-Mart started.
1351 Chattanooga SOUTH 29-6 51 215 1-2 Mocs real snake in the grass. Very good on D, from 3.
52 Fresno St. MWEST 25-10 66 129 2-4 As No. 3 seed Bulldogs slide into field after SDSU upset.
53 S.F. Austin SLAND 28-6 61 238 1-2 Victorious in 27 of last 28 regular season conf. games.
54 Stony Brook AEAST 26-7 59 198 1-2 FINALLY! Punched ticket for first time ever vs. Vermont.
1455 Buffalo MIDAM 20-15 91 88 1-8 Consecutive tourney appearances despite coach change.
56 Iona MAAC 22-11 77 147 0-4 A.J. English best player you never heard of. Scorer.
57 Hawaii BIGW 28-6 80 234 1-3 Tenacious on D. UC-Irvine sweep has confidence soaring.
58 Middle Tenn. St. CUSA 25-10 78 151 1-2 Last second shot propelled MTSU into field. Gunners.
1559 Green Bay HORIZ 23-13 112 203 2-4 Solid offensive club. Love can really fill it up from three.
60 Weber St. BSKY 26-9 108 288 1-2 Bolomboy's paint presence why 'Cats excel inside arc.
61 N.C. Asheville BSOU 22-12 137 235 0-2 Three-point D, turnovers name of game for Bulldogs.
62 CSU Bakersfield WAC 24-9 117 304 0-2 Undercut fav NMSU to take WAC. First ever appearance.
1663 Fla Gulf Coast ATSUN 21-14 215 278 0-3 Remember these guys? Fended off Stetson. Dancing.
64 Hampton MEAC 21-11 154 322 0-4 YARRRR!!! Pirates are dancing for 4th time since '06.
65 Southern SWAC 22-13 186 336 0-0 Weren't wack in SWAC final. 200+ in off. and def. efficiency.
66 Austin Peay OVC 18-18 189 202 0-2 Four games, four days, four wins. Govs are dancing.
67 Fair. Dickinson NEAST 18-15 204 298 0-2 Knocked off Wagner on its home floor. Last danced in '06.
68 Holy Cross PATR 15-20 248 287 0-2 Welcome to Dayton. Won 10 reg. season gms. Improbably IN.

On the Bubble: Vanderbilt (19-14), St. Mary's (29-6), Monmouth (28-8), S. Diego St. (28-10), Valparaiso (30-7), Tulsa (20-12)

Conference Breakdown: America East (1), American Athletic (3), Atlantic 10 (4), Atlantic Coast (7), Atlantic Sun (1), Big 12 (7), Big East (5), Big Sky (1), Big South (1), Big Ten (7), Big West (1), Colonial Athletic (1), Conference USA (1), Horizon League (1), Ivy League (1), Metro Atlantic Athletic (1), Mid-American (1), Mid-Eastern (1), Missouri Valley (2), Mountain West (1), Northeast (1), Ohio Valley (1), Pac-12 (7), Patriot League (1), Southeastern (3), Southern (1), Southland (1), Southwestern Athletic (1), Summit (1), Sun Belt (1), West Coast (1), Western Athletic (1)

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